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Creative Carers Report: Arts for Health Partnership, West Cork
In 2022, the Arts for Health Partnership developed and delivered Creative Carers, a participatory arts programme strand for and with carers in West Cork. This report explores the research and development phase, programme strands and delivery, and quantitative and qualitative outcomes.
25 August, 2023
An Evaluation of Tea Chats & Tunes Music Residency
Tea, Chats & Tunes is a collaborative partnership aimed at connecting residents in nursing homes with their families through the power of music. The programme is delivered by Music & Health Ireland. This evaluation highlights the importance of its person-centred approach in strengthening social connections and enhancing the wellbeing of residents.
25 August, 2023
An Evaluation of Music in Health Workshops Delivered by Music & Health Ireland
This evaluation report sheds light on the impact of staff workshops facilitated as part of the Musicians-On-Call programme in 2022. The report focuses on the ‘Introduction to Music in Healthcare for Healthcare Staff’, exploring the possibilities of supporting staff to learn creative approaches used by professionally trained healthcare musicians to help residents in engaging purposefully with music in their daily care roles.
23 July, 2023
Creative activity in the ageing population: Findings from Wave 6 of The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing
Older adults in Ireland who participate in arts, creative and cultural activities report higher quality of life and lower levels of depression, stress, worry and loneliness, according to this report from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin.
3 June, 2023
The Impact of Arts and Cultural Engagement on Population Health
This report summarises findings from a series of longitudinal studies conducted between 2017 and 2022 that examined the relationship between arts and cultural engagement and health and wellbeing outcomes using UK and US cohort studies.
16 May, 2023
The arts in public health policy: progress and opportunities
WHO has called for governments to take an intersectoral approach to realise the potential of the arts for public health. To explore what global progress is being made towards this aim, this paper presents examples of arts and health policy development from diverse government areas: health, arts, local governments, and cross government.
7 March, 2023
CultureForHealth Report: Culture’s contribution to health and well-being
The CultureForHealth Report is a scoping review of existing evidence on the positive effect of arts and cultural activities on health and wellbeing. The report includes policy recommendations for stakeholders in the cultural, health and social sectors, and decision makers at local, national and European level.
3 January, 2023
Mapping Arts and Health Across the Midlands
This research report maps the landscape of arts and health practice and provision across the Midlands. The report teases out a complex ecosystem of people, agencies, resources, policies and understandings in order to answer the key question: ‘how can we collaborate better?’
2 November, 2022
Making Modern Art Accessible: An Outcome Report on the IMMA Art & Ageing Programme
The Irish Museum of Modern Art launched Art & Ageing, an inclusive art programme, in autumn 2020 to help older adults and people living with dementia to combat the social side effects of the global pandemic. This report contains a programme overview, key findings and qualitative feedback collected from stakeholders.
1 April, 2022
Practising Well: Conversations & Support Menu
The working conditions for creative practitioners in the participatory arts sector are explored in Nicola Naismith’s research. Participants bring increasingly complex and vulnerable positions into participatory arts opportunities, which in turn leads to an intensification and diversification of experience, for both participant and creative practitioner. This report focuses on practical ways to achieve best and sustainable practice.
1 March, 2022
Discoveries in Distanced Arts: The work, wonder, and wear of Entelechy Arts’ Staying Connected Programmes – Practice Report
This practice report, based on research led by Entelechy Arts and Queen Mary University of London, shares learning on how to develop remote arts programmes for older adults.
2 February, 2022
Arts and Creativity in Later Life: Implications for Health and Wellbeing in Older Adults. A Systematic Evidence Review.
This report provides an overview of a systematic evidence review to develop a better understanding of what the evidence tells us about the role arts and creativity plays in older people’s health and wellbeing.
3 January, 2022